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MEDTalks | Cellular and Gene Therapies

February 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Immerse yourself in the frontier of medical advancements with our UBC wide online panel dedicated to cellular and gene therapies. Join leading experts in the field from across the Faculties of Applied Sciences, Dentistry, Medicine, and Pharmaceutical Sciences as they unravel the potential of these therapies in treating various diseases. From groundbreaking research to real-world applications, our panelists will share insights into the latest developments, challenges, and prospects in cellular and gene therapy. Engage in a thought-provoking discussion and discover the transformative impact of these therapies on the future of healthcare.


Dr. Saranaz Barforoush (she/her) – Assistant Professor of Teaching and Coordinator of the Minor in Journalism and Social Change, School of Journalism, Writing and Media, UBC


Dr. Hugh Kim, Dip. Perio’05, MSc’05 – Associate Professor, UBC Faculty of Dentistry, Principal Investigator, Centre for Blood Research, UBC and Associate Member, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Alina Kunitskaya (she/her) – PhD Candidate, Michael Smith Laboratories, School of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science and Faculty of Medicine, UBC

Dr. Colin Ross, BSc’93 (he/him/his) – Professor (tenure) and Interim Associate Dean of Research, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UBC and Scientist, BC Children’s Hospital

Event Details

Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm PT
Location: Online

Registration deadline: February 26, 2024